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- University of California Press 2009; US$ 55.00
This provocative history of early cold war America recreates a time when World War III seemed imminent. Headlines were dominated by stories of Soviet slave laborers, brainwashed prisoners in Korea, and courageous escapees like Oksana Kasenkina who made a "leap for freedom" from the Soviet Consulate in New York. Full of fascinating and forgotten stories,... more...
Das erste Epos aus Amerika und die Aeneis Vergils: Der Aufbau von Anchietas De Gestis Mendi de Saa und die klassische EpikDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie von Arias-Schreiber hat das Ziel, den Aufbau des Epos Anchietas De gestis Meni de Saa darzustellen und herauszuarbeiten, ob dieser sich an die klassische Tradition der historischen Epik, namentlich an die Aeneis Vergils anlehnt. Das Epos wurde von Josť de Anchieta, dem "Apostel Brasiliens" (1980 selig gesprochen) und... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00
El Dorado, the South American "Lost City of Gold," became a siren call for Spanish conquistadores eager to obtain fame and fortune by discovering the undiscoverable. Lives and fortunes were lost, reputations were made and lost, but El Dorado always seemed to be tantalizingly out of reach. With the original story growing out of a religious... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 30.00
Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan rode a wave of patriotism to the White House by calling for a return to what he considered to be traditional American values--personal liberty, free markets, and limited government. After the cultural struggles and generational clashes of the 1960s and 70s, it appeared that many Americans were eager to abide by Reagan's... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00
Encyclopedia of the Sixties: A Decade of Culture and Counterculture surveys the 1960s from January 1960 to December 1969. Nearly 500 entries cover everything from the British television cult classic The Avengers to the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement. The two-volume work also includes biographies of artists, architects, authors, statesmen,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 179.00
? Investigates what it means to be involved in a cult phenomenon, why people do it, and how cult phenomena affect the general culture in which we live ? Provides the first collection to examine cult pop culture across multiple subjects, through contributions from distinguished scholars from all over the world ? Reveals the influence and breadth... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 27.95
The final decade of the 15th century was a turning point in world history. The Genoese mariner Christopher Columbus sailed westward on the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, famously determined to discover for Spain a shorter and more direct route to the riches of the Indies. Meanwhile, a fellow Italian explorer for hire, John Cabot, set off on his own journey,... more...
- Encounter Books 2012; US$ 23.99
We are living in an age of unprecedented upheaval. The future of Western culture is uncertain. America?s economic and political vitality are more fragile than ever. The preservation of tradition is far from guaranteed. Many have observed that we are living through a world historical moment of which Hegel spoke: a time when many of the traditional... more...